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Expanding Horizons for Risk Management in Pharma

Risk management has become a top-of-mind issue for C-suites and boards around the world—nowhere more than in pharmaceutical companies. In a politically and economically turbulent environment, the risks pharma companies face, especially in clinical-trial design and execution, drug approval, product quality, and global commercial practices, are increasing in both frequency and magnitude. The report is …
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El camino hacia el empleo juvenil. Qué puede hacer la empresa

The vulnerability of young people today is directly related to unemployment. The Risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion Rate (AROPE) among the young unemployed is almost 60%. A new report by Spain’s Business Against Poverty Observatory, in which IESE participates, addresses the challenges and threats posed by youth unemployment, especially among the disadvantaged, and discusses …
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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2016: An OECD Scoreboard

Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2016: An OECD Scoreboard underlines that SMEs remain over-reliant on bank financing and points out the need for a diversification of financing sources and instruments. The Scoreboard provides comprehensive data on debt, equity, asset-based finance, solvency and the framework conditions for SMEs and entrepreneurs, along with an overview of policy measures …
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Africa by Numbers 2013-14

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Africa has increased significantly over the last decade and this trend is set to continue, but the decision on where to invest in this vast and diverse continent can prove challenging, according to Ernst & Young’s “Africa by Numbers: Assessing market attractiveness in Africa” report. The study sets out the …
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Mind the Risk

The world’s sprawling cities are centres of economic activity and growth. But when a natural disaster hits a densely populated area, the effects can be catastrophic. A new Swiss Re study, “Mind the Risk: A global ranking of cities under threat from natural disasters”, looks at the human and economic risks faced by urban communities …
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Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Deloitte has just launched the report, “Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World: Pathways to Global Cyber Resilience.” The study examines some of the key threats posed by hyper-connectivity and what should be done about them. It also provides a multi-stakeholder perspective on ways to deal with increasing …
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Turning global risk into opportunity: Key priorities for consumer company CFOs

Manufacturers and retailers are increasingly focusing on risk in their supply chains, according to KPMG’s study, “Turning global risk into opportunity: Key priorities for consumer company CFOs.” The study examines the findings of a survey of 350 senior finance executives from consumer markets companies around the world. Economic uncertainty was the biggest risk cited by 44 …
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